We take a look at the newest entry in the Star Wars universe--Disney+'s The Mandalorian. What does it mean to be a western? What thematic purpose does all the armor serve? How much do we love Baby Yoda? The answer may actually surprise you.
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In Baby Yoda, Hollywood Sees Its Past, Present and Meme-able Future by Rebecca Keegan
Who Was That Masked Man: ‘The Mandalorian’ and Westerns by Tristan Miller
The Mandalorian Has His Work Cut Out For Him in Chapter 2: “The Child” by Emmet Asher-Perrin
Star Wars Defined - How the Mandalorian Reinvents Star Wars by Films&Stuff
The Mandalorian Gets in Over His Head in Chapter 7, “The Reckoning” by Emmet Asher-Perrin